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Gamkonora volcano
Stratovolcano 1635 m / 5,364 ft
Halmahera, Indonesien, 1.38°N / 127.52°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Erupciones del volcán Gamkonora:
1564, 1673 (possibly very large Plinian eruption), 1885, 1911, 1917, 1926, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1981, 1987, 2007, 2013
Typical eruption style:
Explosivos.
Satellite image of Gamkonora volcano (by Google Earth View)
Satellite image of Gamkonora volcano (by Google Earth View)

Gamkonora volcano (Indonesia): seismic swarm triggers eruption alert

Mon, 27 May 2013, 14:38
14:38 PM | POR: T
Terremoto mayor actividad ha emitido una alerta de erupción por VSI, quien planteó la situación del volcán a 3 ("Siaga", "ADVERTENCIA") de 4 esta mañana. Vulcanólogos indonesias informaron que la desgasificación pluma desde el cráter de la Cumbre del volcán ha vuelto oscura, que sugiere la presencia de ceniza (probablemente freática en origen) desde el 25 de mayo.
La sismicidad ha mostrado cambios significativos con la aparición de tremor armónico, tipo-terremotos de baja frecuencia "tornillo" (se sabe del volcán Galeras en Colombia que preceden a menudo explosiones). Volcánica tectónica terremotos (VA-tipo) relacionados con fracturamiento de roca han aumentado mucho, sugiriendo magma en profundidad es entrometerse en diques nuevas.
No penachos de ceniza se han detectado en imágenes de satélite. La última actividad de Gamkonora se remonta a enero, cuando se produjeron algunas pequeñas explosiones freáticas.

Noticias Anteriores

Fri, 14 Sep 2012, 10:05
CVGHM informó que el 7 de septiembre el nivel de alerta para Gamkonora se redujo de 3 a 2 (en una escala de 1-4). ... leer todo
Sun, 17 Jun 2012, 08:30
El nivel de alerta del volcán Gamkonora sobre la isla de Halmahera, Indonesia, se elevó a 3 (alerta de erupción) el 13 de junio, tras un aumento en la actividad sísmica y vapor. leer todo
Tue, 17 Jul 2007, 19:25
After last week's intense ash eruptions generating plumes 2-3 km high, Gamkonora volcano has quieted down over the past days. Since July 13, seismicity has decreased sharply and no new larger ash eruptions have occurred since then.The Indonesian Volcanological Survey has lowered the alert level and many villagers who had been evacuated from the slopes of the volcano have returned home. leer todo
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